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After the insurrection, America's far-right groups get more extreme

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That is what "Far-Right" idiots do, wait because they know even a broke clock is right twice a day.

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NumanToday  09:09 am JST

That is what "Far-Right" idiots do, wait because they know even a broke clock is right twice a day.

These militia scum like to play Army and call themselves Patriots and they pretend they're like the New England minutemen militias that coalesced into the US Army during the Revolution. But they are traitors, fascists, terroristic scumbags and most of them ain't mature enough to join the real Army.

Those Proud Boys are just boys too, ninnies - not man enough to be real soldiers in the real Army.

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When VP Harris becomes President and screws most of middle America, the Republicans will easily be able to return to power at the next election. Only a few more years to wait.

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Tarrio was arrested on federal weapons charges in the days before the insurrection, but he has also been revealed as a longtime FBI informant.

I got many down votes when I mentioned over a month ago of Tarrio being an FBI informant.

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When VP Harris becomes President and screws most of middle America, the Republicans will easily be able to return to power at the next election. Only a few more years to wait.

Pretty much. As long as social media platforms continue to abandon the 1st amendment, silence people, take down conservative platforms, silence opposing viewpoints, push a far left liberal agenda and smother dissent and free speech, push identity politics and label whites that don’t agree with their leftist agenda as racist they will sadly only create more radicalism and it’s scary, but if the roles were reversed the same would happen on the left. All sides should be allowed to have freedom of speech and let the people decide and see for themselves what best suits their lifestyle and not have intrusion from big government.

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Meanwhile, Biden is falling down stairs, Dems are handing out $ trillions in political gifts, illegal immigrants are flooding the borders with new strains of COVID, adversaries think the new Administration is a joke...

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Far-right , White Supremacists and anti-Asian groups are becoming the new normal in America.

A very sad and unfortunate Trump legacy.

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Nothing about this article is accurate nor reflects reality in America. If you see pictures of riots with burning buildings, looting, assaults and lasting for days, those are Far Left extremists usually leftist groups called BLM and antifa. The Jan 6th incident was not an insurrection, wasn't even so called far right extremists, it was at worse tresspass and vandalism. This article is taking the actions and fear cause by Left wing extremists and blaming anyone not of the left wing for all of it and labeling them as extremists. The self identified and rejected right wing extremists are tiny groups living in back country or basements, they don't have enough in their groups to matter and are ignored. The left wing extremists are 100s of thousands strong, burn and loot everywhere, they have been doing it for a year but actually date back to 2016. In America it is the left wing extremists terrorizing and should be feared.

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Far-right , White Supremacists and anti-Asian groups are becoming the new normal in America.

Only in the media.

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bass4funkMar. 20 06:30 pm JST

Pretty much. As long as social media platforms continue to abandon the 1st amendment, silence people,

take down conservative platforms, silence opposing viewpoints, push a far left liberal agenda and smother dissent and free speech, push identity politics and label whites that don’t agree with their leftist agenda as racist they will sadly only create more radicalism and it’s scary, but if the roles were reversed the same would happen on the left. All sides should be allowed to have freedom of speech and let the people decide and see for themselves what best suits their lifestyle and not have intrusion from big government.

Funny how people keep talking about how they are being censored on social media, ON social media.

If people were really and truly being censored, you wouldn't even know about it.

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What happened on January 6 was not an insurrection. There are dozens of examples all over the world, both in the Western Hemisphere and the Eastern Hemisphere, of what an insurrection is. Extreme violence, anarchy, bombings, political assassinations, terrorism on a widespread scale by persons desiring to seize power. None of the people marching on the U.S. Capitol were intent on seizing power themselves, nor did they engage in the above-mentioned activities.

Only one shot was fired, by authorities. One of the trespassers stopped the bullet. One woman was trampled to death outside the Capitol (this is no different than American Wal-Marts every Black Friday morning). Two other people died of natural causes (one a heart attack, one a stroke) away from the Capitol grounds - not an unusual occurrence in a crowd of 300,000 overweight people in poor physical condition. A police officer died of an apparent stroke the next day, and another police officer committed suicide weeks later. Spare me the histrionics or Hollywood drama labels.

A real insurrection would have been on the order of the chaos at the start of the uprising against Bashar al-Assad, or the 2016 coup attempt against Erdogan, or the end of Ceausescu in Romania. The soyboys and neckbeards doing military cosplay cannot be called an insurrection in the remotest sense.

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We and other observers of right-wing groups expect that extremists will come to see the events of Jan 6 as just the opening skirmish in a modern civil war.

Paranoia.

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What happened on January 6 was not an insurrection. 

This is the big right wing lie being told today. The Capital Insurrection was exactly that, the use of violence to stop the functioning of government. It fully meets the legal definition of an insurrection. If you want to maintain there was no violence involved I suggest you review the ample security camera and press footage, especially the footage shot by the New Yorker Magazine of the insurrection.

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Paranoia.

Not at all. All of my adult life, since the Civil Rights Era I have heard white people talking about "the coming race war". "Why can't they live in Africa where they belong?" My own parents told me that if god had wanted the races to intermingle then god wouldn't have put them on different continents. My own parents! I have had close blood relatives tell me that a non-Christian cannot possibly be loyal American. I just kept my mouth shut. That relatives boy was in prison for murder and her ex husband is a psycho so no need to inflame emotions. I gave up on a particular motorcycle shop because all the other customers wanted to talk about was guns and how much they wanted to use them to kill Mexicans/liberals/LGBT and non-Christians of all descriptions. That stuff is out there and don't try to deny it.

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Send them some black vans and megaphones to vent peacefully in their own neighborhoods.

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The Jan 6th incident was not an insurrection, wasn't even so called far right extremists, it was at worse tresspass and vandalism.

And murder

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